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La Tombola

61 Unley Rd, Parkside, Adelaide, South Australia 5063, Australia
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“tiramisu” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61 Unley Rd, Parkside, Adelaide, South Australia 5063, Australia
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Just love eating at this Italian Restaurant. The food was traditional and oh so delicious Hubby is not a pasta eater and thoroughly enjoyed his veal dish and my friends loved theirs as well

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MargaretW858
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

I recently celebrated my 50th birthday at La Tombola. From the time I booked the private room, Tony helped me with planning the menu, the wine selection and the room layout. He was always available to discuss and fine tune the details and nothing was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JacMari
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Had a family dinner in the palm room with 22 people and the table arrangements were such that we could all see each other with no backs to each other. The staff were extremely friendly and you couldn't ask for a better host than Tony....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Franca S
Reviewed 7 November 2018

As usual, food and service is excellent. Steaks cooked to perfection. Tony the owner a very good host.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dianahN4854FV
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Enjoyed a meal for five on Friday night. The food and service was fantastic and well priced. Left us to chat and have a great time. Would Recommend the Seafood Spag and the Rissoto

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank _ageandkel
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We chose this restaurant for our sibling catch-up. 3 of us have dietary issues and La Tombola boasted a menus with many gluten free options. Car parking at the rear made it convenient in such a busy street. Angela, our waitress assisted us with our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sandybZ7975EM
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Very good choice of italian food in Adelaide. The service really stands out from others and we were impressed with it. We had a risotto with prawn and smoked salmon which was very good. Price is not so high for the level of restaurant. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rodrigo-e-Juliana
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We needed dinner and were wandering the streets near our accommodation. La Tombola looked good from the outside, had the right busy but happy buzz so we asked for a table. The host was efficient and welcoming. "Have some people coming in at 7.30 but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank holmesfarm
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Old fashioned service, linen,and a club like ambience.Roomy tables,comfortable chairs and of course hearty and faultless food. Tony and his team do a great job The grilled gorgonzola chicken and veal we had on the night were as good as it gets Go there!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank N592GVpeterh
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Manager Tony is very attentive and in charge, and makes dining there a pleasant experience. We just wanted a small meal and had main course sized spaghetti with tomato sauce, and the veal pasta special as our selections. Food and service were excellent- just what...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CharlesA
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8 January 2019|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
I agree that it both depends on the children's ages and their behaviour and a great idea to call Tony at the restaurant to confirm if kids meals are available if the website doesn't confirm this.
22 March 2017|
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Response from _lille4 | Reviewed this property |
Tony is absolutely fabulous in arranging events and in just everyday courtesy. He is an icon in hospitality.
11 June 2016|
Response from Birchyk | Reviewed this property |
Hi - when you do the review it allows you to add them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Unley Rd, Parkside, Adelaide, South Australia 5063, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide  >  Parkside
  • Phone Number: 82716400
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